Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Practitioners in Tabriz Regarding Infection Control Procedures

Masoomeh Mahdipour, Ali Taghavi Zenouz & Narges Gholizadeh
Background and aims. Blood-borne infections such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV might be transmitted from one individual to another during dental procedures. Therefore, sterilization and personal protection procedures are of utmost significance in dental offices. The importance of awareness of cross-infection and antiseptic principles lies in the fact that in most cases it is not possible to identify patients with hepatitis or AIDS. The aim of the present study was to evaluate awareness...